Tag Archives: bilingual TV

Hamish Macbeth, or why you should love the English language if you didn’t already

“Aye, tempis fairly fugits.” Lachlan McCrae (Hamish Macbeth: The Great Lochdubh Salt Robbery)

Multilingual TV: is it really so hard, people? (a mini-rant)

Living with (someone else’s) Netflix account has been exhilerating – oh, the glorious world of easy-access television! (I’m very much a member of my generation: who even has a TV in their apartment, let alone actually pays for cable?). Thanks to this, I’ve been doing some exploring – which has had its ups and downs.

Epeolatry Sunday: Narcos, swearing in spanish, and some of the (many) reasons I yell at the TV

Today’s edition of Epeolatry Sunday is brought to you by the second season of Narcos. Briefly, for those of you who aren’t stealing someone else’s Netflix account, Narcos is a series based on Pablo Escobar and the Colombian cocaine wars. Every episode is chock-a-block full of wild 80s fashion, salsa music, seemingly endless drive-by shootings, and rampant […]